Sep 2, 2010 12:00pm EDT
as the hurricane gets near us, it's supposed to pick up the speed. when it picks up, some of the water rolls back down the bay. so we're not looking at too much surge. there could be problems in chester county, but nothing that they're not used to dealing with. we're not expect any problem. >> okay. alex demetrick reporting there. joining us now is adam may. he's on his way to ocean city where people are keep lag close eye on the store. good afternoon, adam, what can you tell us. >> they are keeping a close eye on the storm. later on this afternoon, emergency management officials as well as city leaders in ocean city are going to be talking about their preparedness. as marty was saying, it does look like the storm will be further off the coast than some originally thought, 140, 15 miles off the coast, but that does not mean ocean city will be in the clear. they are right now predicting winds of 30 to 40 miles an hour in ocean city at the height of the storm. wind gusts of 50 to 55 miles an hour. the impact could be some heavy waves, beach erosion, some minor to moderate flooding in some of the lo
Sep 1, 2010 12:00pm EDT
, as that storm passes by as a major storm. now, the time frame for us is going to be more so thursday night into friday. then it's really going to kick ought of here to the east, eventually. but the latest we have to update you on is take a look at this pink area. hurricane watch goes into effect as the storm is approaching us in the next day or so. for more on this, here is tim. >> what we have been doing, of course, bernadette, showed you the latest track. we have been talking about the consistency also of the model. this is what we called the spaghetti plot. it is basically many different models, compiled to show you the different consistencies of the path, where it is expected to move. the other models all have this, moving right on up the east coast, as bernadette mentioned, and moving out to sea. but the consistency here and the collaborative thinking, between all of the models is that it definitely will be moving through. and again, that time frame will be friday into saturday. the beaches all along the east coast, from the outer banks right on up into new england. we need to really
Sep 3, 2010 12:00pm EDT
for surging waves and riptides, but i want you to bring in this one graphic. there is, would you tell us -- there is, without question, keep in mind, this is the second largest weekend down in ocean city. bethany, rehoboth, extrap they 8 that to ocean city, new jersey, cape may. and we are going to have another bout of big waves. this surge moving right against the coast. that's going to mean rip currents. and we may not be out of that scenario until we get to monday. skies will clear out clearly in baltimore by late afternoon. certainly ocean city during the overnight. we're going to have a dynamite weekend. we may have, if people don't use their brains, a redo of the 250 rescues in ocean city last saturday. i think this is a back story that is going to become a headline story here over the course of the next three days, if people are not careful. so we move the storm out, then we get ready for labor day weekend. meteorologist tim williams is what will be refreshing conditions coming up shortly. now, back to you. >>> north carolina was spared what could have been a major blow from earl.